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Charity Manager

Bildung & Forschung
Wirtschaft & Fundraising
Dienstort Oxford
Dienstverhältnis Teilzeit/ Vollzeit
Veröffentlicht am 23.01.2024

Universify Education

Universify Education is looking for a motivated and organised Charity Manager to manage the charity’s key organisational functions and contribute to the long-term growth of the charity.

Job Summary

Contract type: Permanent. We are open to considering full-time and part-time options
Start date: March/April 2024 or as soon as possible
Salary: £28,000-30,000 based on experience
Location: Hybrid working. Based in Oxford or Greater London and able to travel to Oxford 1-2 times a fortnight and ideally spend 2 months a year in Oxford during course delivery.

The Charity

Universify exists to create a fairer, more equal society where every young person can fulfil their potential regardless of their background. We equip young people from low socio-economic and underrepresented backgrounds with the skills, knowledge, and belief to fulfil their potential through education.

We work with Year 10-11 students (aged 14-16) to increase their aspirations, improve GCSE attainment and to gain a greater understanding of post-18 pathways, particularly university, to make a more informed decision about their future. To achieve our aims, we run a year-long programme, starting with a week-long summer residential at partner universities, monthly coaching sessions with Universify coaches and a 3-day GCSE-focused revision residential at Spring.


As the Charity Manager, you will oversee business-as-usual functions and facilitate the growth, sustainability and development of Universify. This will be through line management and nurturing of Universify staff, managing finances, and overseeing the implementation of fundraising and governance strategies to create the foundations for continued success and the ability to increase our impact.

As well as overseeing the charity’s fundraising, you will have responsibility for the charity’s governance requirements and you will work with the CEO and COO in evolving the charity’s strategy and reviewing priorities on a regular basis. This role has the potential to lead to C-suite management of the charity. As a part of the safeguarding team and the manager of the charity CRM, you will be integral to the smooth running of the charity.

Who is this role for?

The role will suit someone who has experience in the charity sector or in senior management, with particular experiences in charity fundraising, finance, HR or governance.

This is a varied role which will involve communicating with very different stakeholders, ranging from our board of trustees to corporate partners. Ultimately, the role is best suited to someone who enjoys working closely with a small, internal team, who is highly motivated, and determined to drive this growing charity’s success through ensuring the day-to-day functions of the charity are streamlined and effectively run.

Main duties

Oversee Universify’s fundraising and finances to ensure ongoing sustainability of the charity including

Working with the Senior Fundraising Officer to develop and implement the fundraising strategy
Overseeing corporate fundraising and diversifying income streams
Writing and reviewing fundraising applications
Creating and managing the budget

Prepare board papers for and work with the board of trustees to ensure good governance and compliance and legal requirements are met
Work actively with the CEO and COO to set and implement strategic decisions and planning
Provide leadership through line managing the Senior Fundraising Officer
Oversee HR and payroll and manage the charity’s policies
Provide expertise as a Level 3 safeguarding lead as part of the safeguarding team
Manage the charity CRM (Salesforce)

What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone who has the following skills and characteristics

Ability to prioritise long-term and short-term projects
Excellent time management and project management abilities to set and meet deadlines and use time effectively
Ability to create and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including corporate partners, donors, the trustee board and Universify head office team
Able to identify opportunities to raise funds and fundraise successfully
Organised, adaptable and takes responsibility for critical projects
Ability to work independently and communicate progress
Strong attention to detail and accurate with handling information, especially for policies, compliance, and finances
Strong decision making skills
Works well in a small team and is interested in working in a small organisation

Required experience

We are looking for candidates with experience in some or all of these areas:

2+ years’ experience of sales and/or knowledge and experience of third sector fundraising and fundraising strategy
2+ years’ experience managing and reporting on several simultaneous projects
1+ year’s experience of staff/ team management and line management
1+ year’s experience managing any of finances, CRMs, governance or HR

Ideally, candidates would also have the following:

Track record of fundraising success and identifying new opportunities to raise funds
Experience of maintaining good governance (risk register, charity compliance)
Experience managing finances, including budgeting, /financial planning, and management, and bookkeeping/accounting
Experience of strategic development
Previous experience working within the UK secondary education sector and knowledge of the UK university access and outreach sector

For more details, including a full list of desirable skills and experience we’re looking for, please see the job description attached.

How to apply

Please apply via the Quick Apply button below. We are happy to discuss any adjustments to the application process or role that you may require or any queries about the role. Applications close on 4th February 2024.

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